I do like this feature the Guardian has about writer's rooms. Here's the study of Children's Laureate Michael Rosen:
I must confess I was tickled by this:
I'm not sure why I've stolen four little people from my children's Lego set. They are Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson, Denis Bergkamp and Mao Tse-Tung, though I don't suppose that's what Lego called them.
My own desk featured a Lego version of our family for the longest time. Then they wandered off - I think my face was required for some sort of Doctor Who tableau.